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Sanford is committed to creating a vibrant and safe City in which people choose to live, work, raise a family, attend school, shop, play and retire.

10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sanford Farmers Market
150 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771

Downtown Farmers Market

The market is open every Saturday “rain or shine” in downtown beautiful Historic Sanford. local vendors baked goods arts and crafts home decor festive foods produce and much more! Previous Next ...

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2023 Parade of Lights

Enjoy the sights and the sounds of the season and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit at the City of Sanford’s Annual Parade of Lights at 6 PM on Saturday, December 9th. Be a Part of the Parade! Follow Link below: Register Here! Previous Next Join the Parade! ...

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Food Truck Fiesta

Try Sanfording on Sundays at Sanford Food Truck Fiesta with over 30 of the best food trucks that Central Florida can offer plus vendors, music, craft beer and more!  Join us on the 2nd Sunday of every month from 1-6 PM on Palmetto Avenue and 2nd Street. Great family fun for all!  Some tables and […] ...

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Meet the Mayor

Art Woodruff was born and raised in Sanford as a sixth generation Sanfordite. Graduating from Seminole High School in 1980 he attended the University of North Carolina and returned to Sanford where he started teaching in Seminole County Public Schools. After fourteen years at Seminole High School as a science teacher and yearbook adviser, he transferred to Oviedo High School where he currently teaches science and computer science.

First elected as the District 1 Commissioner in 2001, he served through 2010. After one term off, he was again elected in November 2014. In July 2020 he was appointed Mayor following the resignation of Mayor Jeff Triplett. 

“I look forward to building on the many positive improvements that have taken place while serving on the City Commission and continuing to make Sanford a place where we want to live, work, and play.

– Art Woodruff, Mayor


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300 N Park Ave
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